5 To adjust the location of the starting or ending opacity, do one of the following:
• Drag the corresponding opacity stop to the left or right.
• Select the corresponding opacity stop, and enter a value for Location.
6 To adjust the location of the midpoint opacity (the point midway between the starting and ending opacities), do one of the following:
• Drag the diamond above the gradient bar to the left or right.
• Select the diamond and enter a value for Location.
7 To delete the opacity stop you are editing, click Delete.
8 To add an intermediate opacity to the mask, click above the gradient bar to define a new opacity stop. You can then adjust and move this opacity as you would for a starting or ending opacity. To remove an intermediate opacity, drag its transparency stop up and off the gradient bar.
9 To create a preset gradient, enter a name in the Name text box and click New. This creates a new gradient preset with the transparency setting you specified.
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